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How do I study for the SAT and ACT?

How do I study for the SAT and ACT?

March 7
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Two words. Three letters each. Massive stress. SAT and ACT. High school students stress when the time comes to take their SAT and ACT tests. Good scores are needed to improve chance of getting into colleges of choice. Students are wondering, “How can I study for this oh-so-stressful test?” Follow...

Q: What should I buy my sweetheart for Valentine’s Day?

January 30
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Christmas trees have been replaced with teddy bears, and ornaments for heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. You guessed it; it’s almost Valentine’s Day. So, you might be asking yourself, “What should I buy my sweetheart for Valentine’s Day?” Start by defining the relationship. If you’re not...

What Can I Do to Pass My Exams?

What Can I Do to Pass My Exams?

December 12
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Students are cramming for exams and teachers are passing out last minute assignments. Your classes might have seemed fine, but you fear that when all of the information is in one test, the test will be difficult to pass. Many students start to dread when it comes to exam week.You can feel the tension...

How do I pass my driving test?

November 19
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Everyone seems to be getting their permit with ease. But when it comes to the road test, teens are sketching out. One reader asked, “What are some tips to passing my driving test?” The easiest and most obvious tip is to “relax.” If you’re not convinced that you’re going to pass the test,...

What should I be for Halloween?

October 25
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Halloween is fast approaching.With less than month left, Brashier students are wondering, “What should I dress up as for Halloween?” First things first, what are you doing the 31st? Are you trick-or-treating, going to a party or haunted house, or staying in for the night? If you’re trick-or-treating,...

Q: How can I combine cute fall fashion with the Brashier uniform?

September 17
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With the temperatures dropping and the leaves changing, many students are asking, “How can I incorporate fall fashion into the uniform?” According to www.Seventeen.com, there are tons of new fall accessories that are full-functioning. “These pieces transition easily from warm weather to cool,” s...

Q: How do I cure summer boredom?

Q:  How do I cure summer boredom?

May 9
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A:  One reader asked, “After the first few weeks of summer, I get tired of just going to the pool every day. What can I do to cure my summer boredom?” According to www.teenshealth.org, a non-profit organization devoted to children’s health,  “Summer is a time to enjoy a change of pace from ...

Q: How do I balance school, relationships, and extracurricular activities?

Q:  How do I balance school, relationships, and extracurricular activities?

April 25
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A: “School, extracurricular activities, sports, part-time jobs, and responsibilities at home can cause a teen's life to feel like a juggling act,” says Palo Alto Medical Foundation. With so many things to do, it can be difficult for a teen to balance their time and effort. According to PAMF,...

Q: What dress should I wear to prom?

March 26
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A:  All girls know that getting ready for a big event can be difficult, and prom is no exception. "It's the night when the teen girl trades her jeans and T-shirt [and becomes] red-carpet ready," said Arlene Goldstein, Vice President of Trend Merchandising and Fashion Direction at Belk. "It's the...

Q: Can girls make the first move?

Q: Can girls make the first move?

March 5
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One reader asked, “I like this guy who goes to a different school. I almost never get to see him and people tell me I should tell him I like him. I really don't want to do this because it's a guy’s job to make the first move and I don't want our friendship to get awkward.  Thanks, Helpless Romant...

Q: How do you put an end to procrastinating?

February 22
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A:   Every high school student has to learn to balance school work and other activities. With eight classes and a steady homework load, it’s easy to procrastinate. Waiting until the day before something is due to start it, turning things in late, and cramming for tests the period before are just...

Q: How do I enjoy Valentine’s Day without a valentine?

February 7
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A:  Facing Valentine's Day by yourself may make the usually happy and love-filled holiday seem depressing,  but don't worry! Going solo on February 14th doesn't have to be so bad. According to Psychology Today, "It's important to make plans in advance and also to have a backup. Keeping busy with...

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